Association professionals are always on the move. Here’s our monthly roundup of new hires, career changes, and retirements across the association industry. Of note: Donte P. Shannon, FASAE, CAE, is heading up the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
The famous resolve of Rosie the Riveter is still going strong, thanks to the American Rosie the Riveter Association. Throughout the pandemic, a local chapter made sure the women who pitched in during World War II stayed connected in creative and inspiring ways.
It’s important that first-timers attending your virtual events have a positive experience. Here are a few ideas to consider for welcoming newbies to your online conferences.
Diversity is critical to board effectiveness, and the right representation doesn’t happen by accident. These tips can help you make an honest assessment of where your board stands now and whether you need to add new perspectives.
A new Georgia law that many contend is aimed at suppressing voters, as well as concern over similar legislation in other states, has caused many organizations to speak out. Spanning industries, these groups say laws should encourage voting, not enact barriers to it.
While many associations pivoted during the pandemic to quickly create products that brought in new revenue, a focus on long-term product development is also important. Two experts discuss innovation and long-term goals when creating new products.
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Communicating with video adds a personal and authentic touch to member outreach.
Keeping volunteers engaged when their time may be committed elsewhere is a constant challenge for associations. The right approach can help, says an engagement pro.
Virtual advocacy events are more affordable and accessible, which means a broader, more representative base of member advocates can participate. One association plans to take the best aspects of its recent virtual event and integrate them into in-person events going forward.